Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds

Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds

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by Jenny McCarthy
     
 

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Across the country, parents are fighting Herculean battles against an intransigent medical community that refuses to believe that autism can be healed. Mothers are going into battle for proper diagnosis and effective treatment, often at great personal cost. Jenny McCarthy knows what it's like-she put her career and personal life on hold when she realized something was… See more details below

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Across the country, parents are fighting Herculean battles against an intransigent medical community that refuses to believe that autism can be healed. Mothers are going into battle for proper diagnosis and effective treatment, often at great personal cost. Jenny McCarthy knows what it's like-she put her career and personal life on hold when she realized something was wrong with her son, Evan. Her sacrifice has brought national awareness to the controversy over the causes and treatment of autism. Now, Jenny wants everyone to know that there are other warriors out there, and their stories will inspire and inform anyone facing a similar struggle.

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Publishers Weekly

Comedic actress turned autism activist, McCarthy returns with another emotional and personal book that details other parents' struggles to heal their children with autism. McCarthy explains to doubters that no two children heal the same way and offers plenty of evidence to prove her point. Tavia Gilbert gives an inspired reading that brings a human face to the amazing recovery stories. Never editorializing or overly emotional, Gilbert relates these stories without sounding manufactured. The stories speak for themselves, and Gilbert is the perfect conduit to relate the complex medical language that pops up throughout. A Dutton hardcover. (Oct.)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780525950691
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/23/2008
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 - 14 Years

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